Jerusalem Jerusalem (Jérusalem Jérusalem)
From Solomon’s Porch in the Temple complex, Jesus berates a large crowd of the devout for the killing of the prophets and predicts their rejection of him. Tissot paints Christ with his back turned to the viewer, an isolated figure.
Opaque watercolor over graphite on gray wove paper
Image: 6 7/8 x 8 3/8 in. (17.5 x 21.3 cm)
Sheet: 6 7/8 x 8 3/8 in. (17.5 x 21.3 cm)
Frame: 15 x 20 x 1 1/2 in. (38.1 x 50.8 x 3.8 cm) (show scale)
Signed bottom right: "J.J. Tissot"
Purchased by public subscription
1900, purchased from the artist by the Brooklyn Museum.
This item is not on view
James Tissot (French, 1836-1902). Jerusalem Jerusalem (Jérusalem Jérusalem), 1886-1894. Opaque watercolor over graphite on gray wove paper, Image: 6 7/8 x 8 3/8 in. (17.5 x 21.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription, 00.159.210 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 00.159.210_PS2.jpg)
overall, 00.159.210_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2007
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